Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 212 315 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.20% 14.56% 12.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.94% 33.16% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 241 148
Bristol median daily rate £400 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.63% +15.93%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £212
90th Percentile £562 £550 £492
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 2
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £58.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.83% +82.68% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £37.05 £14.08
90th Percentile £35.00 £68.35 £54.03
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -15.66% +44.35% -17.86%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 787 950 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.57% 43.90% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 695 501
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 16
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £44.38 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +16.78% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £35.46 £13.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.75 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -1.27%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 65 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.83%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
4 50 (23.58%) .NET
4 50 (23.58%) Azure
5 49 (23.11%) C#
6 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
6 38 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 38 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (17.92%) Git (software)
7 37 (17.45%) Finance
8 36 (16.98%) T-SQL
9 34 (16.04%) Scrum
10 29 (13.68%) Migration
10 29 (13.68%) CSS
10 29 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (11.32%) Java
13 23 (10.85%) Power BI
13 23 (10.85%) Power Platform
14 22 (10.38%) .NET Core
14 22 (10.38%) Oracle
14 22 (10.38%) Windows
14 22 (10.38%) Data Modelling
15 21 (9.91%) Web Services
15 21 (9.91%) IBM UrbanCode
16 20 (9.43%) Docker
17 19 (8.96%) TypeScript
17 19 (8.96%) Microservices
17 19 (8.96%) Analytics

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.49%) R Markdown
2 15 (7.08%) Apache Spark
3 14 (6.60%) Apache
4 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.42%) Confluence
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.94%) Moodle
6 2 (0.94%) SAS
6 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.58%) Azure
2 23 (10.85%) Power Platform
3 14 (6.60%) AWS
3 14 (6.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (5.19%) Office 365
5 4 (1.89%) Serverless
6 3 (1.42%) NuGet
6 3 (1.42%) PaaS
6 3 (1.42%) SaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.94%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.94%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (0.94%) npm
7 2 (0.94%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.77%) Firewall
2 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.89%) Skype
4 2 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) 3G
5 1 (0.47%) 4G
5 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) LTE
5 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) UMTS
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (10.85%) Power BI
5 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (7.55%) Hadoop
7 15 (7.08%) Big Data
8 13 (6.13%) Apache Hive
9 12 (5.66%) HBase
10 11 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.72%) MS Access
12 8 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.36%) MySQL
14 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.89%) QlikView
16 3 (1.42%) DB2
16 3 (1.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 38 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.91%) IBM UrbanCode
3 18 (8.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (7.08%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.13%) Maven
5 13 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (4.25%) Selenium
6 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.77%) JIRA
8 5 (2.36%) JMeter
8 5 (2.36%) Moq
8 5 (2.36%) Postman
8 5 (2.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.89%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.42%) NUnit
10 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.94%) git-flow
11 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (17.45%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.83%) Banking
3 6 (2.83%) Marketing
4 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.89%) Electronics
5 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (11.79%) Analyst
3 21 (9.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 21 (9.91%) Data Engineer
3 21 (9.91%) SQL Developer
4 15 (7.08%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.60%) Big Data Engineer
5 14 (6.60%) Consultant
5 14 (6.60%) R Developer
6 10 (4.72%) DBA
6 10 (4.72%) React Developer
7 9 (4.25%) Cloud Consultant
8 8 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.77%) SQL DBA
9 7 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (2.83%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.83%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.36%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.58%) .NET
2 29 (13.68%) CSS
3 22 (10.38%) .NET Core
4 21 (9.91%) Web Services
5 17 (8.02%) HTML
6 16 (7.55%) React
7 15 (7.08%) Redux
7 15 (7.08%) REST
8 14 (6.60%) Sass
9 13 (6.13%) Kafka
10 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.30%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.30%) JSON
11 7 (3.30%) Spring
12 6 (2.83%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.83%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.36%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.36%) XML
14 4 (1.89%) SOAP
14 4 (1.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.30%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.94%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.38%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Linux
3 10 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.36%) Unix
5 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.83%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (16.04%) Scrum
4 29 (13.68%) Migration
5 22 (10.38%) Data Modelling
6 19 (8.96%) Analytics
6 19 (8.96%) Microservices
7 18 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (8.49%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.02%) ETL
9 15 (7.08%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.60%) MVC
10 14 (6.60%) TDD
10 14 (6.60%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.13%) DevOps
12 12 (5.66%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.19%) BDD
14 10 (4.72%) Functional Programming
14 10 (4.72%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.11%) C#
2 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.98%) T-SQL
4 24 (11.32%) Java
5 19 (8.96%) R
5 19 (8.96%) TypeScript
6 12 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.66%) Scala
6 12 (5.66%) VBA
7 10 (4.72%) C
7 10 (4.72%) Python
8 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.94%) PHP
12 2 (0.94%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) C++
13 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.55%) Degree
3 15 (7.08%) DBS Check
3 15 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.89%) ISEB
7 3 (1.42%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Docker
2 12 (5.66%) HDFS
3 8 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (3.30%) SCOM
3 5 (2.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle
3 11 (5.19%) VMware
4 10 (4.72%) Hortonworks
4 10 (4.72%) IBM
5 7 (3.30%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.30%) Databricks
5 7 (3.30%) Dynatrace
6 6 (2.83%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (2.83%) SAP
7 5 (2.36%) Citrix
8 4 (1.89%) Adobe
8 4 (1.89%) Tableau
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco
9 2 (0.94%) Google
9 2 (0.94%) Pega
9 2 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.94%) Sparx
10 1 (0.47%) Teradata